Supreme Court Refuses to Intervene in Acquittal of Union Minister in 2000 Murder Case

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court declined to interfere in the Allahabad high court’s decision to uphold Union minister Ajay Mishra ‘Teni’s acquittal in the 2000 murder case of Samajwadi Party youth leader Prabhat Gupta. Teni, who represents the Lakhimpur Kheri constituency in Uttar Pradesh and serves as the Union minister of state for home affairs, had been acquitted by the high court, a decision that has now been reaffirmed by the Supreme Court. The deceased’s …

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